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Black LCD screen and viewfinder in photo take mode

Picture view mode is fine but when I switch to 'picture take' mode the LCD screen is black, as is the viewfinder screen. When I press the shutter there is a long delay before I hear the shutter sound. It's as if I'm taking a picture without flash in the pitch black. When I switch back to picture view mode it shows that I've taken a 'black' picture. All the display details are as normal. Can anyone help me?

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  • vrynumonedad Mar 17, 2008

    my dimage a1 has a black lcd and evf all the icons are there but no picture and when i take a pic it is black when i went to the sony site the page said "Your Konica Minolta camera does not appear to be affected by the CCD imager issue" any sugestions?

    thank you all for your time

  • shobhon May 29, 2008

    a black screen comes when turned on the camera. everything else works fine.

  • harcaty Jan 25, 2009

    nothing so on my screen, just a blured screen

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    I am using Canon Rebel xt. Can't clear the LCD screen...it's not displaying the full photo; It is showing only a small photo with a graph detailing the settings of the shot. I want to be able to see the whole shot on LCD screen without all the technical details.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Cameraon LCD screen is black,can not take pictures


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Very fast turn-around and no hasstles at the above repair link.

Posted on May 13, 2008


Thanks - might have saved me some money!

Posted on Oct 01, 2007


Sony (who bought KM) will fix this for free. http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?template_id=1&news_id=131

Posted on Jun 01, 2007

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